Inside History Magazine - 2014-07002 300Inside History Magazine’s issue 23 has hit the shelves, and it is another page turner issue. Charles Darwin, Who Do You Think You Are? Australia, the Eureka stockade, British India, how to decode your family photos, and much more are included!

This July-August issue uncovers the little-known truth of what happened to Charles Darwin, the gentleman who makes the cover. The Inside History magazine team have delved into what really killed this eminent scientist, which included having a look at the origins and evolution of his long-term illness by examining his family tree.

They re-examine one of the darkest chapters of Australian history in our second and final instalment on the Myall Creek massacre of 1838. In this disturbing yet compelling account, Senior Crown Prosecutor for New South Wales Mark Tedeschi AM QC re-examines the atrocity’s aftermath and subsequent trials.

And discover the truth about the Eureka Stockade and what the goldfields were really like. Fresh off winning the 2014 Stella Prize, acclaimed historian and author Clare Wright explains how women’s crucial roles on Eureka’s goldfields and battlefields came to be forgotten.

Plus, hear the inside scoop on the latest season of hit show Who Do You Think You Are? and meet this year’s featured Aussie celebs – not to mention the ancestors they unearth! And Inside History chat to comedian and writer Paul McDermott and actor Lisa McCune about their experiences on set, their family history and their efforts to restore and remember their ancestors after the cameras stopped rolling.

Inside History magazine tell the story of a bunch of beautiful old photographs which were discovered in a local rubbish tip by Christine Day from Brisbane. She rescued them, and was determined to find their rightful owner. However after 15 years of searching, she turned to findmypast to help her solve this mystery, and while they have some clues, they together with Inside History magazine are now launching a global campaign to reunite there photographs with family. Can you help?

In this issue, photo-dating expert Jayne Shrimpton shares 10 tips on how you can solve mysteries and uncover truths of your family with an in-depth guide to analysing old photographs from the dawn of commercial photography through to the mid-20th century.

Also packed into the 74 pages you’ll find:

– What’s new online: 78 resources what will help your research
– Records from the front: A new website from the NAA is a treasure trove of details on WW1 diggers
– Somewhere in Palestine: How waiting for new from home provided one more challenge for our diggers
– Through their eyes: A new documentary drama from the ABC looks at how the Great War changed Australia
– Golden daze: Melissa takes a road trip from Bathurst to Central Tilba looking for gold
– Shauna Hicks’s helps an IHM reader discover more about a family fatality in regional NSW in the 1890s
Plus there’s much more, including opportunities to network with other genealogists, book reviews and app reviews!

You can buy the printed copies of the magazine from Inside History directly, and a number of societies and newsagents around Australia stock it as well (Click here to see a list of stockists).  For a sneak peek of this issue, and past issues check out Issuu.

So if you love Australian history and genealogy, and reading, you really can’t go past Inside History Magazine!



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